Commentary

Green Amendments ~ Rights of Nature ~ Youth Climate Litigation ~ Green New Deal Green Amendments For The Generations is a unique environmental movement, but some wonder if it is another form of the Rights of Nature movement, confuse it with the Congressionally discussed Green New Deal or ask how it compares to state and

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Communities Rising Up to Demand Environmental Justice & Protection Using Art, Advocacy, Inspiration, Generational Connection & Dedication. From the desk of Maya van Rossum My journey to film Part III of Here’s The Story: the Green Amendment, focused on New Mexico, has been nothing short of amazing.  As powerful as my trip started off (you

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By Linda Greenstein and Maya K. van Rossum A new vision for environmental protection is taking hold in America with New Jersey leading the way. The state Senate is proposing the passage of an amendment to the state’s constitutions or “Green Amendment,” that will recognize and protect an individual’s rights to clean air and water,

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To Stop the Cycle of Devastation, We Need to Change the Response by Maya K. van Rossum, Author of “The Green Amendment: Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment” and Executive Director of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network An exhausted-looking woman walked into the government meeting with a well-worn shoe box, which she gingerly placed on

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→Immigration violence, → Gun violence allowed to continue, and → Environmental violence …are all part of Trump’s active agenda, and it is an agenda that is resulting in unspeakable, indefensible and enduring violence against children. Donald Trump’s immigration policy is ripping crying and distraught children from the loving arms of their families and locking them

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Including Rolling Back Regulations, Failing to Regulate, and Hiding the Science That Demonstrates Human Health Harms? So what is a person or community to do if Government is allowing, causing and even intentionally advancing pollution and environmental degradation that is devastating their health and lives? How can we hold them accountable? One important way is

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